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Morris Freeholder Fined $8,100 for 2011 Campaign Violations

Hank Lyon already paid fine, was reprimanded on four violations by Election Law Enforcement Commission.

As if the Republican Primary Election in 2011 wasn’t contentious enough, a recent ruling fined a current Morris County Freeholder for violations committed nearly four years ago.

William “Hank” Lyon, of Montville, was reprimanded by New Jersey’s Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) and fined $8,100 for filing contribution and expenditure information late during the campaign season, according to nj.com.

In that election, Lyon ousted incumbent freeholder Margaret Nordstrom of Washington Township.

The ruling by ELEC says Lyon committed four violations when a $16,000 contribution from his father, Robert, showed up in the campaign account on May 31 of that year, just a week before the election. Because the contribution exceeded $1,200, it should have been reported within 48 hours; the Lyon camp made no mention of it until July 8, the report said. 

Lyon has already paid the fine, and could have been hit with as much as $6,800 per violation, the report said. The youngest freeholder, who is also chair of the budget committee, is running unopposed in the 2014 Republican Primary.

The Stig April 17, 2014 at 08:53 PM
I'm sure by now you're pretty certain that I'm not one of your buds from LV, but you can't go a month without reminding people of Mr. Jones's marital/cuckold/legal/violence issues. Kind of pathetic, no?
Guy Patterson April 17, 2014 at 10:32 PM
Look back at this thread...notice how YOU were the first to call out "Greg Jones" by name? Some people love seeing their name in lights!
The Stig April 18, 2014 at 01:40 AM
As if this is the first time you trotted out that claim.
Guy Patterson April 18, 2014 at 02:49 PM
1:40 AM? Old habits die hard!
Paul Johnson April 19, 2014 at 04:20 PM
All of you need something better to do with your time. Geez!

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